Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 4:20 pm
ROBERT FALLS / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A 19-year-old Summerton woman is in critical condition at a Columbia hospital after a jet ski accident late Monday afternoon.
S.C. Department of Natural Resources Capt. Robert McCullough said Milli “Gee” McDonald’s jet ski collided with that of a 25-year-old male. Gee was airlifted to the hospital in Richland County.
“At this point she is in critical condition, that’s all I know,” McCullough said.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 3:52 pm
NEW ZION – Raymond Brunson Harrington, 86, husband of Jeanette Coker Harrington, died Monday, May 19, 2014.
Born Aug. 19, 1927, in New Zion, he was a son of the late Samuel Buren Harrington and Lizzie Idell Harrington. He was a retired farmer, working for more than 50 years. He also worked at the Sav-Way in Kingstree for several years. He last worked at the Manning IGA for seven years, and at 86 decided to hang up his hat. He was a member and former deacon at Midway Presbyterian Church.
Survivors besides his wife include a daughter, Janene (Pete) Surette … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 1:34 pm
The Lake Marion Digital Camera Club will meet 6:30 p.m. today at JLA Insurance, 40 N. Mill St. in Manning. For more information, call (803) 460-4251.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 12:26 pm
ROBERT FALLS / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A young Summerton woman is on life support Tuesday after a Monday evening jet ski accident in the Taw Caw area of Lake Marion, according to local authorities. Manninglive.com is waiting for a call from law enforcement with the state Department of Natural Resources for further details. Witnesses told The Manning Times Tuesday that the woman is in her late teens or early 20s.
UPDATE (4:20 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014): DNR provides small details for jet ski accident
UPDATE (7:06 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014): Woman succumbs to injuries from accident
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 7:32 am
The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will stop from 2-4 p.m. today at Turbeville IGA. Call (803) 435-8633 for more information.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 6:42 am
Bishop Dr. John H. Griffin, 86, husband of Leona Griffin, died Thursday, May 15, 2014, at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg.
Bishop Dr. John H. Griffin
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Tabernacle of Prayer Outreach Ministry, 239 Main St. in Summerton, with the Rev. Jesse Boyce officiating. Burial will follow in the Ark of God Cemetery in Santee.
The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. for viewing until the hour of services.
Visitation will be held from noon to 8 p.m. today at Simmons Funeral Home of Santee. … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 20, 2014 6:15 am
Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Kipp Coker said Monday night that investigators are awaiting the autopsy of 46-year-old Al Hixson before making a judgment on whether foul play was involved in the man’s death.
Hixson’s body was found face-down in a ditch on Bloomville Road early Saturday afternoon. Coroner Hayes Samuels said the body had been in the ditch at least four or five days. A preliminary report was expected late Monday afternoon. Manninglive.com will update as soon as we get that information Tuesday morning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 10:14 pm
Manning City Council approved Monday night the recommendation of the Red Barn Committee to hire Drakeford Architects out of Sumter for the Red Barn’s initial renovation design.
The committee met April 29 to interview three firms, having narrowed that number down from 13 applicants. The committee had mandatory elements for the renovation, which included a catering kitchen for family reunions and anniversaries, a public meeting space and restroom facilities. They also want a few open air stalls for the Manning Farmers Market installed.
The Red Barn is located in Manning Municipal Park, which sits at the corner of West Boyce … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 7:20 pm
The East Clarendon Lady Wolverines fell 5-1 today to Dixie High School in the upstate. They will play again Wednesday at home.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 6:59 pm
East Clarendon is down five points after five innings in its game against Dixie High School.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 6:45 pm
The score in the first of three games in the state championship series is now 4-0, with East Clarendon behind Dixie High.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 6:13 pm
Dixie High School is currently 2-0 against East Clarendon High School in Game 1 of three in the state championship series. Check back to manninglive.com for more updates.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 6:12 pm
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 5:57 pm
The East Clarendon High School Lady Wolverines are at Dixie High School in the upstate and are ready to play for the state championship title. Manninglive.com will have updates later tonight.
SUSAN ANDERSON / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 4:21 pm
SUSAN ANDERSON / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The East Clarendon High School Lady Wolverines will play 6 p.m. today in the first of three games for the state championship title at Dixie High School in the upstate. If successful in tonight and Wednesday’s game at home, it will be the team’s second state championship title in a row. The team will play 6 p.m. Wednesday at home, and again Friday if a third game is needed.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 3:46 pm
Clarendon County Coroner Hayes Samuels has confirmed the identity of a man whose body was found Saturday afternoon face-down in a ditch on Bloomville Road.
The body of Al Hixson, 46, is currently in Charleston at the Medical University of South Carolina undergoing autopsy. Samuels said he expects a preliminary report today.
He said the man’s family lives in Ohio, and they reported him missing there on April 29. He had been living in Manning for an unspecified amount of time, but had not had contact with his family since then.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 3:40 pm
A backyard storage building behind one of Turbeville’s oldest homes and a nearby fiberglass structure were destroyed by fire Monday afternoon by a brush fire, according to Clarendon Chief Frances Richbourg.
The home is at the corner of Gamble and Smith streets in Turbeville and was built by Dr. Charlton E. Gamble in 1911. He lived there with his wife, Marion Hicks Gamble.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 11:33 am
A Summerton man charged in late December 2013 with attempted murder, criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature and kidnapping will likely face a jury of his peers this week at the Clarendon County Community Center during general sessions court.
Randy Frierson of 18 Parson St. in Summerton was arrested by Summerton police Dec. 26, 2013, and warrants were filed Jan. 8 for the charges. He has been held without bond at the Clarendon County Detention Center since his arrest.
Manninglive.com will provide updates as they become available.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 19, 2014 9:31 am
The Harvin Clarendon County Library will stop from 1-3 p.m. today at Wee Academy in Manning. Call (803) 435-8633 for more information.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 18, 2014 8:02 pm
Manninglive.com would like to post your photos of The Dancer’s Workshop’s recital held Sunday at Weldon Auditorium. Please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will post them as they come in throughout the week.